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French Digital Services Tax Would Target A Select Group of Companies

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire has announced new information regarding a digital services tax proposal which, when enacted, would have retroactive effect to January 1, 2019. A digital services tax (DST) is a tax on the revenues that certain … Continue reading

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French Court Issues Largest Fine Ever against UBS for Tax and Money Laundering Crimes

On February 20, 2019, a French trial court issued the largest judgment  against a bank for tax-related and money laundering crimes.  The court found UBS AG and UBS (France) SA guilty of illicit solicitation and laundering of the proceeds of … Continue reading

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New Article on the CLOUD Act in English and French

My colleague Anna Gressel and I have written an article, published in the current ABA Litigation Journal, which attempts to make sense out of the CLOUD Act adopted by the US Congress last year.  You will find it here.  (For … Continue reading

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The Library of the French National Assembly – Pic of the Week

The following is a guest post from Nicolas Boring, foreign law specialist covering French speaking jurisdictions at the Law Library of Congress. During my most recent trip to France, I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to visit the National … Continue reading

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BRENDAN O’NEILL: In Praise Of The French Protesters. “It’s little wonder that the graffiti left …

BRENDAN O’NEILL: In Praise Of The French Protesters. “It’s little wonder that the graffiti left behind following the latest uprising in Paris at the weekend compared Macron to Louis XVI and demanded that he resign. This leaderless, diverse revolt, packed … Continue reading

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